Ive been playing for 17 years. I started out in 5th grade band playing the snare. I left shortly after that due to a teacher. Got back into it in 9th grade and played the quads in marching band. Then self taught myself on a 5 peice drum set. Graduated high school and the got into more styles of music. I learned more about music outside of school then I did in school. Then joined a couple bands and Now I play for Naturally Blended.
What was the first concert you ever went to?
NEWSBOYS, Springfield Mo. I went with my local church. That a Christian Rock Band can rock so hard. Great music, The cool thing was my future wife was at the same concert.
What gear do you use?
All DW. I have a 6 peice DW Collectors Series Kit, I use all DW 9000 hardware. I also use all K Custom Hybris Cymbals and High Hats. My Favorite peice is my new DW ALL Maple Snare, Exotic finish , Gold Hardware. Looks so nice.
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
I play for Naturally Blended, We re a Rasta Rock band. We play shows every weekend. We play alot of Sublime, Bob Marley, Pink Floyd, Tom Petty, Pepper, O.A.R.
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
Bob Marley. Great musician and a Man that changed Reggae Music. He also chenged the world with positive vibes and wanting to united all races. I would love to sit on stage with him and the Wailers and have a jam.
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
3,000 People and the Mid Missouri Freedom Rally. I have had alot of memorable performances. However playing a show with Jah Roots and there percussion player Josh Nail came up and jammed a song with us.